Sky of Rage
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Today Sky of Rage is premiering a track from debut album "SOR." The song "Countdown" can be streamed here courtesy of Noisecreep. The following press release was also issued about the band:
"In the autumn of 2009 the two old friends Tomas Friberg and Joachim Nordlund were listening to old school heavy metal. After that, they decided to write some songs together. A couple of hours (and beers) later the first song had seen its light.
"After a couple of months a few songs were written and the duo decided that they needed a singer for the project. Both wanted a singer that could both growl and sing with a more clean voice because they thought the songs needed that kind of approach. His name is Staffan Carlsson. Staffan worked with some of the already written songs and started to work with the vocals and lyrics right away. It took a while for Staffan to feel comfortable with this kind of heavy metal, but when he had nailed two or three songs they all knew that they had found a unique sound.
"As the songwriting process continued, guitarist Janne Cederlund (ex. Thalamus), an ambitious was the next to join the band. Finding a bass player seemed to be a bit harder for the band, until one night in the spring of 2011 when Joachim was out he met Mika Itäranta. Mika had left Astral Doors two years ago and now he had the drive to get back into Rock and Roll again. The band was now complete. More...
Sky of Rage was the idea of Astral Doors guitar player Joachim Nordllund, and supported by former members of his main band, Joachim brings a new interpretation of classic hard rock.
The group's debut album was recorded in Joachim's Big Turn Studio in the beginning of 2012. Martin Haglund, the former guitarist of Astral Doors, handled the mixing duties for the 11 songs on the album. The self-titled "Sky of Rage" will be released August 28th in North America via Metalville Records.
A teaser trailer can be found below, and the track listing is:
3. Sky of Rage
4. Reclaim Your Rights
5. Soldiers in a Line
6. Speed of Light
9. Shape of a Giant
10. If There Was a God
11. Slave More...
Swedish heavy metal act Sky of Rage, featuring Astral Doors guitar player Joachim Nordlund, will release the band's debut album this coming July 27th, 2012 through Metalville. A teaser trailer for the album has been posted online and can be viewed below. Sky of Rage is:
Vocals: Staffan Carlsson
Guitar: Joachim Nordlund
Guitar: Jan Cederlund
Bass: Mika Itäranta
Drums: Tomas Friberg More...